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Castle Tavern

(formerly Harlequin)

1 View Place

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 1.00 am
Tuesday11.00 am - 1.00 am
Wednesday11.00 am - 1.00 am
Thursday11.00 am - 1.00 am
Friday11.00 am - 1.00 am
Saturday11.00 am - 12.30 am
SundayMidday - Midnight

Meal Times

12 - 10

About the Pub

Real Ale, Real Food, Real Pub!

The tantalising aroma of freshly prepared hot food and the sound of friendly banter emanating from its terraced beer garden are certain to be the first signs that greet you when you visit Inverness City's well known tavern by the Castle. This is a favourite haunt for discerning visitors and locals who appreciate a well run hostelry.

Along with the serving of fine food and drink, the tavern is characterised by an essential aspect that some establishments the world over can often lack - atmosphere. The Castle Tavern has a tangible, heartening, social buzz, which is more than stimulated by the friendly disposition of its staff.

Positioned opposite the Castle entrance, and ideally situated for convenient access to the city centre just minutes away, as well as being an ideal meeting place for events such as The Inverness Tattoo or The Highland Games. Its also the ideal place to begin or end your walk along the 79 mile long Great Glen Way.

Many thanks to Castle Tavern for supplying the images on this listing.

Historic Interest

Listed Building.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 5 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Cromarty --varies--
  • Isle of Skye --varies--
  • Windswept --varies--

Source: Regional

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Castle Tavern, Inverness


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    One handpump now dedicated to cider which changes on a rolling basis.

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    30p per pint.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited




  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Refurbished disabled toilet 2 steps down from bar level.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    In the bar downstairs.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking

    Plenty of pay parking, free after 18:00

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Water bowl outside only inside by agreement with bar staff.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Camping Camping Nearby 2000m

    Bought Park (nr swimming pool)

  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area

    Upstairs, 35 covers.

  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

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Castle Tavern

1 View Place

Sat Nav Reference

57.475137, -4.225232

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  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (500m)

Stagecoach: bus station (all routes)

Nearby Station (550m)



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